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 Zuiderdam

The Zuiderdam is the first of 5 "Vista Class" ships being introduced by Holland America. She is a break from the traditional design and format for Holland America ships and is designed to be more attractive to a wider demographic than former Holland America ships.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Michael McCaig

    47 6 Alaska

    My Mom and I returned recently from our glorious cruise aboard Holland America's Zuiderdam. While I have cruised before with various other lines, this was my first on Holland America, but...read more

    101 users found this review helpful.
  • Chuck Karlberg

    61 First Cruise Alaska

    I had read many reviews of the HAL Zuiderdam. Ranging from very good to disgruntled. I decided to keep an open mind and not look for problems. My wife and I traveled from LAX to...read more

    117 users found this review helpful.
  • Chris Zidak

    Baby Boomer 1 Eastern Caribbean

    We had a wonderful time on this cruise with the exception of some disappointments with the shore excursion personnel on-board. The food was great. A variety of appetizers, entrees and...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • M McClung

    54 1 Eastern Caribbean

    The April 1, 2006 cruise was the only cruise I have ever taken. My cabin was 7007. The Zuiderdam did not seem as new or clean as I was expecting. On the fourth morning of the cruise, I awoke...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Margaret McClung

    54 1 Eastern Caribbean

    On April 1, 2006 the ship left Ft. Lauderdale for a 7 day cruise. My cabin was 7007. The Zuiderdam did not seem as new or clean as I was expecting. On the fourth morning of the cruise, I...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Sedona

    48 32 Eastern Caribbean

    I have sailed on 32 different cruises on many cruise lines. This was my first Holland America Cruise. Check in Check in was great. The check in was flawless and quick. Once aboard...read more

    13 users found this review helpful.
  • Nancy Vice

    59 15 Eastern Caribbean

    Until this cruise, Holland America was our favorite line. The Zuiderdam's decor is GAUDY - garish colors in a retro/art-deco kind of motif. This was certainly one the most UN-classy ships on...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Mike Lafferty

    62 6 Eastern Caribbean

    My wife and I are in our middle aged and retired we have traveled 5 times prior to this cruise. All of our cruise experience has been with Holland America and we have been well satisfied...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Mike Lafferty

    62 6 Eastern Caribbean

    My wife and I are in our middle aged and retired we have traveled 5 times prior to this cruise. All of our cruise experience has been with Holland America and we have been well satisfied...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Carol Perlman

    60+ 6 Eastern Caribbean

    My husband and I sailed on the Zuiderdam again this year and took the same cruise we took in November, 2004. This time we had a veranda cabin and the extra price was well worth it. We loved...read more

    15 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:200
  • Space Ratio:
  • Gross Tonnage:85,000
  • Crew:800
  • Length:951